The court extended the arrest of the alleged organizer of the hacker group “Humpty Dumpty”
Vladimir Anikeyev charged with illegal access to computer information
Moscow. January 30. INTERFAX.RU – Lefortovo court of Moscow extended to March 8 arrest of journalist Vladimir Anikeeva charged with illegal access to computer information, and which, according to the media, organized hacker group “Humpty Dumpty.”
“Decree of 28 December 2016 a preventive measure in the form of detention against Anikeeva extended until March 8, 2017,” – he said to “Interfax” court spokesman Yekaterina Krasnova Monday.
According to her, Anikeyev charged with illegal access to computer information, a group of persons by prior agreement or an organized group ( Part 3 of the Criminal Code st.272 ). Person involved in the investigation request was arrested Nov. 9, 2016, Krasnov added.
Source of “Interfax” confirmed that the defendants in the criminal case of hacking into the personal accounts of high-ranking Russian officials and prominent businessmen, in addition Anikeeva began five others. Among them, one of the FSB Center for Information Security leaders Sergei Mikhailov and his deputy Dmitry Dokuchaev, and the former head of the department of computer incident investigations, “Kaspersky Lab” Ruslan Stoyanov.
The group of hackers calling themselves “Humpty Dumpty” and “Anonymous International”, became known a few years ago. The Group specializes in the interception of correspondence and hacking accounts of high-ranking officials of large companies and the media, and further publication or sale via the Internet of the data. The arrest Anikeeva that under the pseudonym Lewis is considered the organizer of the group, it became known recently.